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AW: [suse-security] Create FTP account remotely from web application
  • From: "Peer Stefan" <stefan.peer@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 30 May 2006 11:58:21 +0200
  • Message-id: <01B66D0A11EB3E439676C0EAA891D89FC152BC@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Hi Andy,

this looks like you'll need some centralised authentication service. Try set up an ldap server and configure your ftp server to use pam authentication with ldap.
You'll still need to set up a local userid for filesystem permissions though.

Good luck

> From: Andy [mailto:frum@xxxxxxxxx]
> Hi to all,
> I have a web application from which I need to create some FTP
> accounts on another server.
> Between the servers I can have SSH, FTP or WEB(and some other
> if necessary but I don't think so) access but I don't know
> how to create the "relation" between the web scripts and
> account creation and of corse without to compromise the
> security of the systems.
> I need some advice.
> Thanks in advance.
> Andy.

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